Edith Cowan University ENS 1161N ENS1161N Computer Fundamentals Final Assessment Trimester 2, 2021 Instructions: Attempt the 1 descriptive question in SECTION A Attempt FOUR (4) out of the 6 short answer questions in SECTION B Marks: Descriptive question is worth 20 marks. Short answer questions carry 20 marks each. Total marks for the final assessment: 100 Th ...[Show More]
ENS1161N Computer Fundamentals
Trimester 2, 2021
Instructions: Attempt the 1 descriptive question in SECTION A
Attempt FOUR (4) out of the 6 short answer questions in SECTION B
Marks: Descriptive question is worth 20 marks.
Short answer questions carry 20 marks each.
Total marks for the final assessment: 100
This final assessment is worth 40% of your final mark
3 hours and 5 minutes (including time to upload answers).
Students should work based on 3 hours to complete assessment and 5 minutes to
upload the document file to Turnitin via the Moodle link.
Submit via link on Moodle site.
Note: Link will be disabled within 15 minutes of the assessment time concluding.
All submissions to be typed into Microsoft Word document or equivalent.
The question number for each question must be clearly displayed.
Note: You do NOT need type in the actual question in your answer submission.
The final submitted answer submission must be in PDF format or Microsoft Word
(.doc or .docx) format. The preferred format is PDF.
Students have to produce their own work. Penalties for academic misconduct will be
applied as per ACBT rules and policies.
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SECTION A – MANDATORY DESCRIPTIVE QUESTION
Clearly mark your answer with the heading ‘Section A’.
A device has the specifications shown in Table 1 below. In your own words explain the
what the specifications for the processor (including core types) and the RAM type mean,
and how these and RAM size would affect performance. Additionally, explain the main
reasons why this device would use this type of processor, RAM and storage.
Note: You do NOT need to do any additional research on these devices – just base your
answers on what you have covered in the unit material and previous assessments.
Table 1: Device specifications
Product Type Tablet
Processor Model Qualcomm Snapdragon 855
Processor Specifications 8 Core
1 ‘Gold’ high performance core @ 2.84 GHz
3 ‘Gold’ high performance cores @ 2.42 GH